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The LWVJoCo Government Committee presents “JoCo in the Know” forums, which are informative evening programs on hot topics.



Archived programs:

The Road to Refugee Resettlement

From  JoCo in the Know, April 2016:
Moderator: Cathy Briedenthal, AIRR board member

Catalina Velarde, Advocates for Immigrant Rights and Reconciliation (AIRR); Rachel Pollock, Catholic Charities Refugee and Migrant Services; A former refugee, Johan Hmung works at Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas in refugee resettlement.  Watch video.  Photos.

Kansas Judiciary

From JoCo in the Know, November 2015:
Moderator: Greg Musil
, attorney
Presenters tackled four hot topics. The panel included Micah Kubic, executive director of ACLU, Stephen Tatum, retired district court judge, and Jeffrey Jackson, Washburn University professor of constitutional law.  Topics covered were school funding, court funding tied to court decisions, upcoming retention election of five Supreme Court justices, and merit selection of Kansas Supreme Court justices. Watch video